Saturday, August 28, 2010

Mail Out: M. Kelly, Plymouth, MA, USA

For Michael . .  from the 1950's Calendar series of collages.

Friday, August 27, 2010

A Book About Death . . # 3

The Call:
A book about Death - next step
 An Open Call to Artists to Contribute to RAY JOHNSON & A BOOK ABOUT DEATH.  WHAT IS DIFFERENT ABOUT THIS ABAD SHOW?  “RAY JOHNSON AND A BOOK ABOUT DEATH” is a new exhibition that will, for the first time, feature a copy of the original 1955 ABAD project by American artist Ray Johnson–the inspiration for this entire series of exhibitions. It will set the stage for all 480 cards from the original Emily Harvey Gallery exhibit together with new submissions created especially for this show.
Media/Size: Submit one 4"x 6" artwork in any media on the theme of death/life. Please include the words “A BOOK ABOUT DEATH” on the front and your name and your e-mail address/website URL on the back. The work may be sent in an envelope for protection or mailed as a postcard.
No returns.
Exhibition: Curated by Joan Harrison, LuAnn Palazzo and Constance Wolf, the new ABAD show will open in the SAL Art Gallery at the CW Post Campus of Long Island University in Brookville, NY, and run October 31 to November 4, 2010.  All submitted work will become part of a permanent Ray Johnson ABAD Archive.
You must submit both a physical work and a virtual one to be part of the project.  Submit a 4x6 jpg of the image with your name and e-mail and or web URL to LuAnn Palazzo at:
Documentation: Every submitted piece will be posted to the exhibition blog at
Deadline to be received: October 15, 2010

Mail 4" x 6" artwork/card to:
Prof. Joan Harrison
Art Department
C.W. Post Campus, LIU
720 Northern Boulevard
Brookville, NY 11548

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

mail Out: P. Pissier, Montratier, FRANCE

A series of post cards from Philippe some time ago to be added to and returned . . rediscovered and finally going into the mail. One day I'll hopefully find my way through the maze of "stuff to do" . .

Monday, August 16, 2010

Mail Out: R. Berman, Toronto, CANADA

An oversized mailing of a painting for Rachel.

Mail Out: France, USA

A few more . . in the mail . .  slowly I make my way through . . scans galore await time at the home studio . .  bring on the clones . . 

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Graphic Tales of Mr. Todd

Another addition to the ongoing visual tale . . 

Mail Out: Lorraine Kwan, Vancouver, BC, CANADA

Lorraine's  new Mail Art Call: 
FASHION - Send your visual views on clothing, fads and fashions. 
Please make the envelope a fashion statement. Then stuff it with tissue paper, wrapping paper and ribbon that has been printed with any kind of advertising or logos. Old clothing labels would be great too. Samples posted on my blog. Mailing Size: not important. Technique: anything on your envelope. Deadline: Dec 31, 2010. All mail to be posted on 
Documentation to all in the spring of 2011. I will be making a dress with everything you send - stamps, envelopes, paper, ribbon and labels. With luck the dress will become part of a fashion show on recycling. Questions? Lorraine Kwan #202, 3580 West 41st Ave Vancouver BC Canada V6N 3E6

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Mail Out: Various . . Portrait documentation

And so it goes . . the final postings for Editions 10 and 11 go in the mail today . . Thanks to all who have taken the time to send their portraits . . . now I can get focused on the next stack of mail and scan the works that have come in. . . onward to Edition 12.
Love, Laughter and Gratitude . .

A few more make it into the mail today.

mail Out: Various . . Portrait documentation, etc

Day by day . . .envelope by envelope . . today the final set were made ready for the Post Office.